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Lidl Asia Pte Limited, Hong Kong, Singapore, Food and Retail, Sourcing, Production, Product Development, Quality, Compliance, Sustainability, Merchandising, Logistics, Cross-Functional, Administration, Careers, Social Responsibility, Textile, Soft Goods, Hard Goods

Location

HQ {amount} km
International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon

Contract Type

Full-Time

Entry Level

Experienced

Purchasing

Reference no.

279344

Summary

What you'll do

  • Drive  the Fabric Research and Development  process with the Product Development Team  
  • Attend fabric shows and maintain strong relationships with fabric and yarn mills to get insights on latest innovation and sustainability trends  
  • Develop fabrics with sustainable materials and meet company's sustainability goals  
  • Analyze fabric needs across all categories, clearly communicating and making recommendations of market trends 
  • Working with Product Development team to obtain desired hand feel, wash and construction  
  • Knowledge of fabric cost structures  
  • Work with in house laboratory  for technical performances  
  • Liase with Cross functional teams – Merchandising, Fabric, Quality and Sourcing. 

What you'll need

  • 7+ years in Fabric Research and Development 
  • Higher Diploma / Degree / Master in Textile, Fabrics 
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of fabric properties 
  • Strong knowledge of current fabric market 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills 
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced environment 
  • Strong presentation skills. 
  • Good command in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, German speaking is an advantage  
  • Proficient in PC skills including Microsoft Office , especially Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

What you'll receive

We are dedicated to fostering a family-friendly culture and work environment and have been a proud member of the Caring Company Scheme since 2014. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all candidates with the required skills and experience.

 
Market Leading Remuneration Package:

  • Double pay and discretionary bonus
  • Choice of MPF provider
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
     

Supportive Environment:

  • Rental re-imbursement scheme
  • Out-Of-Office leave for important appointments
  • In-house training courses
  • Training sponsorship scheme
  • Health Check
  • Vision Check
  • Supporting your child’s education with advice from a leading education consultant
     

Work-Life Balance:

  • 5 day week
  • Competitive Annual Leave
  • Charity, Community and Sporting Events